Chazz wrote and performed his one-man show, A Bronx Tale, for the first time in 1989 before moving it Off Broadway. Mr. Palminteri went on to write the screenplay and co-star in the screen adaptation of A Bronx Tale alongside Robert De Niro. Mr. Palminteri has more than 55 movies to his credit as an actor, writer and director, including The Usual Suspects, Bullets Over Broadway (Academy Award® nomination), Analyze This, Hurlyburly, Mullholland Falls, Faithful (also written by Mr. Palminteri), A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, Yonkers Joe, Jolene and most recently Legend starring Tom Hardy. Mr. Palminteri had a recurring role on the hit show Modern Family and has starred in Blue Bloods. Mr. Palminteri directed the HBO series Oz (episode “Unnatural Disasters”), Showtime’s Women vs Men, and the feature film Noel starring Susan Sarandon, Paul Walker and Robin Williams.
Stage musicals: God Bless You Mr. Rosewater, Little Shop of Horrors, Beauty and The Beast, A Christmas Carol, The Little Mermaid, Sister Act, Leap of Faith, Newsies, Aladdin, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz and A Bronx Tale. Film work: The Little Mermaid, Beauty and The Beast (Animated), Newsies, Aladdin, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, Enchanted, Tangled, Sausage Party, Beauty and The Beast (Live Version). Television credits: Sesame Street, Lincoln, The Neighbors, Galavant, Tangled. Awards: 2012 Tony, Drama Desk; 8 Oscars®; 11 Grammy® Awards; 7 Golden Globes; London’s Evening Standard; the Olivier and Outer Critics Circle. Other: Songwriters Hall of Fame (both inducted and Johnny Mercer Award), Billboard’s #1 single and album, Disney Legend, star on Hollywood Walk of Fame. Doctorates from NYU and the North Carolina School of the Arts.
Glenn is a three-time Tony nominee for the international hit musicals The Little Mermaid, Sister Act and School of Rock, and a co-creator of Disney’s worldwide smash Tangled (Grammy winner, Oscar and Golden Globe noms.). With frequent collaborator Alan Menken, he wrote all the songs for both seasons of ABC-TV’s cult- favorite “Galavant” (Emmy nominee), and the Disney Chanel’s “Tangled: The Series”, as well as Seth Rogen’s animated comedy Sausage Party, Disney’s Home on the Range and Broadway’s Leap of Faith. In the West End, Glenn provided book and lyrics for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies. Other work includes the critically acclaimed revue Newyorkers at MTC, and most recently the book for Beatsville at Asolo Rep, with a score by composer/lyricist/wife Wendy Wilf. Twitter: @SlaterLyrics
Internationally recognized choreographer and recipient of a 2015 Olivier Award for Choreography for Memphis, 2016 Tony Award nominee for On Your Feet. In 2011, Mr. Trujillo had the honor of having four shows simultaneously running on Broadway: Tony Award-Best Musical Memphis, (Olivier/Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk and Astaire Award nominations), Tony/Olivier Award-Best Musical Jersey Boys (Greenroom Award, Olivier, Drama Desk, Dora, Outer Critics Circle Award nominations), Addams Family, Next to Normal. Other Broadway: A Bronx Tale, Hands on a Hardbody (Drama Desk nomination), Leap of Faith (Drama Desk nomination), Guys and Dolls (Astaire Awards nomination), All Shook Up. Additional Theatre: Carmen (Helen Hayes Award nomination – Olney Theater), Invisible Thread (Second Stage), Gloria Estefan on Broadway (Minskoff Theatre), Flashdance (National Tour), Freaky Friday and The Wiz (La Jolla Playhouse), Public Theatre’s Romeo & Juliet. Internationally: Tarzan (Disney), Arrabal(Panasonic Theatre – Toronto), Peggy Sue Got Married (West End), The Sound of Musicand West Side Story (Stratford Festival), Kiss Me Kate (Tokyo). TV/Film; Jersey Boys (directed by Clint Eastwood), SYTYCD (Canada), Triple Sensation, The 14th American Comedy Awards, Broadway: The American Musical for PBS. Upcoming: Ain’t Too Proud(Berkeley Rep), The Donna Summer Project (La Jolla), Arrabal (ART).
Robert De Niro is considered one of the greatest American actors of all time, and has produced, directed and starred in many iconic films. Mr. De Niro won the 1974 Academy Award® for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Godfather: Part II and the 1980 Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Raging Bull. Mr. De Niro received Academy Award nominations for Taxi Driver, The Deer Hunter, Awakenings, Cape Fear and Silver Linings Playbook. Mr. De Niro is a four-time New York Film Critics Circle Award winner for his work on Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas and Awakenings. In addition to winning the 1981 Golden Globe Award® for his work on Raging Bull and winning the 2011 Cecil B. DeMille Award, Mr. De Niro was nominated for a total of seven Golden Globe Awards. Mr. De Niro was nominated for six British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards. Mr. De Niro starred in many other films including Mean Streets, Bang the Drum, Analyze That, Meet the Fockers and more. Mr. De Niro made his Broadway debut in the 1986 play Cuba & His Teddy Bear. Mr. De Niro founded his own production company, Tribeca Film Center, and made his film directorial debut in 1993 with A Bronx Tale.
Jerry Zaks is currently represented on Broadway by Hello, Dolly! and Meteor Shower. Mr. Zaks has directed more than 30 productions in New York. He has received four Tony Awards and been nominated eight times. He has also received four Drama Desk Awards, two Outer Critics Circle Awards, and an Obie Award. His credits include Shows for Days, Sister Act, The Addams Family, Guys and Dolls, Six Degrees of Separation, Lend Me a Tenor, The House of Blue Leaves, The Front Page, A Funny Thing…Forum, Smokey Joe’s Café, Anything Goes, La Cage aux Folles, Little Shop of Horrors, The Man Who Came to Dinner, The Foreigner, A Bronx Tale, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, and the original production of Assassins. He began his career directing the extraordinary plays of Christopher Durang including Sister Mary Ignatius…, Beyond Therapy, Baby with the Bath Water, and The Marriage of Bette and Boo. He directed the award-winning film Marvin’s Room, starring Meryl Streep and Diane Keaton and Who Do You Love, which was featured in the Toronto Film Festival. Mr. Zaks is a founding member, and serves on the board, of the Ensemble Studio Theater. He graduated from Dartmouth in 1967, received an MFA from Smith College in 1969, and was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from Dartmouth in 1999. Zaks received the SDC’s George Abbott Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre and is a 2013 inductee to the Theatre Hall of Fame.
Based on the critically acclaimed play that inspired the now classic film, this streetwise musical will take you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s—where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be.
A Bronx Tale is directed by two-time Academy Award® winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Zaks, written by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, with songs by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken and three-time Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo, and produced by music mogul Tommy Mottola, The Dodgers (Jersey Boys, Matilda) and Tribeca Productions, and Evamere Entertainment.
Joe is thrilled to reprise this iconic role after playing Sonny in the Broadway production. Broadway: Grease! (Danny Zuko). Vegas: Jersey Boys (Gyp). National Tour: Grease! Off-Broadway: Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding, Nunsense, I Come for Love. Regional: Guys n’ Dolls, Beauty and the Beast. TV: “Another World” (Joe Carlino, series regular); “All My Children,” (Paolo Caselli), “Law & Order.” Joe’s the voice of “Ray Boccino” in Grand Theft Auto IV. Film producer: Migraine, (short), 2012 Tribeca Film Festival. Thanks to Chazz Palminteri for his support, and to the entire creative team. Love to Nicole, Joseph, Nicholas, and Mario.
Richard originated Lorenzo in Broadway’s A Bronx Tale. Other Broadway: Jersey Boys (Tommy), Wicked (Fiyero), Legally Blonde (Warner), The Wedding Singer (Glen), Hairspray (Link), Rent (Roger), Aida, Saturday Night Fever, Matilda, The Prince of Central Park, Macbeth, The Sound of Music. National Tour: Wicked, Saturday Night Fever, Footloose. Film / TV: Life of an Actress, Ascent to Hell, Any Day Now, “Blue Bloods,” “Instinct,” “Kevin Can Wait,” “Elementary,” “All My Children.” Numerous Off-Broadway, commercial and radio credits. His favorite roles are husband and father to his amazing wife and son. @richardhblake on Instagram and Twitter.
Joey is jazzed to be here. National Tour: Newsies (Jack Kelly). Regional: Newsies (Pittsburgh CLO and Sacramento Music Circus), Witches of Eastwick (Ogunquit), Ragtime (Westchester Broadway), A Chorus Line (Connecticut Rep), Into the Woods (Studio Tenn).
Broadway: A Bronx Tale, Rocky, Jersey Boys, A Chorus Line (revival). National Tour: West Side Story, Anita (2010, dir. Arthur Laurents); Jersey Boys (Chicago, First National Tour, Vegas); Les Misérables; Mamma Mia. Favorite Regional: Evita, Eva (St Louis Rep); Jersey Boys, Mary (The Muny); Guys and Dolls, Adelaide (TUTS); Bye Bye Birdie, Rosie (Jeff nom); West Side Story, Anita (Jeff winner); Drury Lane Theater in Chicago. Other: Old Globe, Goodspeed, Asolo, Walnut Street, ATL. Stewart Talent NY.
Brianna-Marie made her Broadway debut in A Bronx Tale and is thrilled to continue the journey on its first national tour. Broadway: A Bronx Tale (Denise). National Tour: Flashdance (KiKi), Beautiful – The Carole King Musical (Swing). Regional: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella (Cinderella). Thanks to Mom, Dad, Sean and all her family and friends for their endless love and support. Special thanks to SW Artist. Isaiah 40 28:31 Instagram: @briannamariebell, Twitter: @BriannaMBell
Antonio is thrilled to make his first national tour debut! National Tour: Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella (ensemble; u/s Jean-Michel and Lord Pinkleton). Antonio is also an alumnus of The School at Jacobs Pillow from the 2014 Musical Theater Program. Thanks to God, friends and family! See you on Webster! Instagram/Twitter: @antoniobev3rly
Brigg is honored to make A Bronx Tale his national tour debut. He is a native Syracusan and an avid Yankee fan. Special thanks to Barry Kolker, RKS Management, Tobi Silver, Tara Rubin Casting, Thom Miller, Rebecca Karpoff and especially my parents, siblings, and grandparents for believing in me!
Shane is extremely grateful to make his professional debut in this awesome role! Other favorite performances include Willy Wonka Jr. (Charlie), “PA Live!,” workshops inspired by Disney’s Descendants (Ben), Frozen (Hans), and Shawnee Riverfest. Huge thanks to Marc, Anya, Paradigm, Tara Rubin Casting, the creative team, DANJ and his dance teachers, Christina, Danny, Midge, mom, dad, Cassidy, family/friends, and God.
Mike is thrilled to join A Bronx Tale! Vegas: Jersey Boys (Original Cast). National Tour: Rock of Ages, Footloose, Grease starring Frankie Avalon. TV/Film: “Discovery ID”, “Orange Is the New Black”. NYC: Fat Kid Rules the World. Special thanks to Merri, the A Bronx Tale team, friends and family, and Pilar for her endless support. This one’s for you Dad!
Michael is an original Broadway cast member of A Bronx Tale. He has also toured nationally with Man Of La Mancha as Sancho Panza. Film/TV: “Gotham,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “The Deuce,” “Blue Bloods,” The Amazing Spider-Man, The Greatest Showman. Manager: Cyd LeVin & Associates. MichaelBara.com
New York: Forever Plaid: The Event (Smudge), Stardust Road, Ni**er/Fa**ot (F), All American (Edwin Bricker), The Nutcracker and I (Nutcracker). Regional: A Comedy of Tenors (Max), Mary Poppins (Bert), Forever Plaid and Plaid Tidings (Smudge), Deathtrap (Clifford Anderson), Spamalot, A Chorus Line (Bobby), Saturday Night Fever, Fiddler on the Roof. TV: “Z” (Amazon), “Boardwalk Empire” (HBO), “Red Oaks” (Amazon). SeanWBell.com.
Joshua is excited to be doo-wopping around the country with A Bronx Tale! Broadway: Cats. National Tour: Disney’s Newsies. TV/Film: Disney’s “Newsies the Musical: LIVE.” Regional: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Singin’ in the Rain, Newsies (Sacramento Music Circus). Endless love and gratitude to Mom, Dad, Nick, Andrew. Special thanks to CTG, the creative team, Tara Rubin Casting. For Nonu. @joshuaburrage
Broadway: Rock of Ages (Stacee Jax), Wonderland (Knight). Off-Broadway: Trip of Love (Peter), We Will Rock You, Paris Las Vegas (Galileo). Tour: Saturday Night Fever (Tony/Double J), West Side Story (Action), Grease Das Musical (Kenickie). Regional: Hair (Berger), Cabaret (Emcee), Annie (Rooster). Also a painter. Check out his original rock band Machine Elves. JoeyCalveri.com
Giovanni is honored to be a part of this amazing show. National Tour: A Chorus Line (Al), Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Regional: Rags (newly revised w/Stephen Schwartz) at Goodspeed Opera House, Walnut Street Theatre, MSMT, Fulton Theatre. Endless gratitude to the creative team, Tara Rubin Casting, Merri, AIM, Mom, Dad, and his amazing, Italian family. @giovannidg
Alex is elated to be making his national tour debut! Regional: Sweet Charity (Marriott Theatre); Titanic, Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Thoroughly Modern Millie (Pittsburgh CLO); Mamma Mia! (Ogunquit Playhouse); Gypsy, Big River (Sharon Playhouse). Undying gratitude to his family, The Krasny Office, Tara Rubin, and Penn State.
Broadway: A Bronx Tale, Jersey Boys (Tommy DeVito). National/International Tour: Jersey Boys, The Lion King (Timon). Regional: 20 years of fun stuff. Favorite things – Kentucky Bourbon, a perfectly made sandwich, fresh socks, and Blues guitar solos. Love to Kyli Rae – my wife, fellow Bronx resident, and mother to our little Finnegan. Instagram: @GardinerNYC
Broadway: Bob Crewe in Jersey Boys (original cast), Contact (original cast), Ain’t Broadway Grand. NYC: Carnival and Ziegfeld Follies of 1936 (City Center Encores), A Christmas Carol (Madison Square Garden), Up the Rabbit Hole (Theater for the New City). Regional: John and James Jeckyll in Love! Valour! Compassion! (Provincetown Theater); Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady (New Bedford Theater Festival).
Broadway: Bring It On (u/s Campbell). National Tour: Flashdance (u/s Alex), Bring It On. Selected Regional: Jesus Christ Superstar (Lyric Opera Chicago), Saturday Night Fever (Annette – Ogunquit/Gateway/Coastal Carolina), Cutman (Goodspeed). NYC: The Liberace Musical (Acorn Theatre). TV: back-up singer Demi Lovato/Jonas Brothers (ABC), dancer Akon/Lonely Island (Comedy Central). BFA University of Michigan. Love to Mom and Dad. @haleyhannah25, haleyhannah.com
Kirk is thrilled to be a part of this company! Regional: Mamma Mia! (Pepper/Arrow Rock Lyceum), Rent (Angel/Weathervane Playhouse) and Hairspray (Porthouse). Thanks to God, my family, friends, and Travis at Hell’s Kitchen for all the love and support! “Living the Dream!” Kirklydell.com @capnkirklydell
Ashley is a Washington DC native and a graduate of AMDA (NY). National/International Tour: Dreamgirls (Asst. Choreographer, Dance Captain, Swing, u/s Lorrell), Rock of Ages (Waitress, u/s Justice). Other favorite credits include Little Shop of Horrors (Chiffon) and Hairspray (Dynamite). She is simply grateful!
Christopher is thrilled to return to Belmont Avenue once again! Broadway: Jersey Boys (Frankie Valli), A Bronx Tale (Handsome Nick). Regional/Tour: Tarzan (Terk), Legally Blonde, Hairspray. Thank you to the creative team, The Dodgers and Tara Rubin for this opportunity. Big thanks to his parents and Jeremy for their love and support! “Happiness is wanting what you have.” Instagram: @imaMessina
National Tour: Bright Star. Select Regional: Mary Poppins, Thoroughly Modern Millie, West Side Story, I Only Have Eyes for You, Cats, Bye Bye Birdie, Meet Me in St. Louis, Dames at Sea, Cinderella and Grease. Grazie mille to amazing family and friends – and to the creative team for bringing me back to my roots. For my doo-wop lovin’ Mama!
Broadway: A Bronx Tale (Swing). Regional: Little Shop of Horrors (Chiffon), Avenue Q (Gary Coleman), and Rent (Joanne). Off-Broadway: Pete the Cat (Olive) and Junie B. (Lucille). Independent Film: Mott Haven. Love to Mom, Armen, my family and friends. Much gratitude to the creative team, casting, CBU Management and JC William Agency. MFA, Boston Conservatory. BFA, Lafayette College IG: @thebrandiporter
You can catch Kyli singing “My Boyfriend’s Back” in the film Jersey Boys, directed by Clint Eastwood. Broadway: Jersey Boys. National/International Tour: Rock of Ages, Flashdance, Jersey Boys, Mamma Mia!, Grease, Fame. Regional: Million Dollar Quartet, Footloose, Cats, Aida, Tarzan. All-time favorite roles: New Mama to Finnegan Ray Gardiner, and wife to favorite scene partner, John Gardiner. Instagram: @KyliRaeLA
Broadway: A Bronx Tale. Off-Broadway: Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding. TV: “Ray Donovan” (Showtime), “Iron Fist” (Netflix). Regional: A Bronx Tale (Paper Mill Playhouse). Favorite roles include Chicago (Billy Flynn), The Fantasticks (El Gallo), The Producers (Max Bialystock), Taming of the Shrew (Petruchio). paulsalvatoriello.com
Brittany is overjoyed to be performing in her first national tour! She is an Ailey School and AMDA NY alumnus. Regional: Mamma Mia! at Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Annie Get Your Gun at Westchester Broadway Theatre. Glory to God! Thanks to my family, teachers, Tara Rubin Casting, and the BXT team! Instagram: @brittany_nicolew
National/International Tour: Dreamgirls (South Korea), Madagascar Live! (Skipper). Regional: Smokey Joe’s Café (Victor), Burt and Me (Jerry), Lysistrata Jones (Tyllis), Tarzan, Memphis, Chicago. Directorial: PJ Masks Live! (Asst. Dir/Choreographer), Daniel Tiger Live! (Asst. Dir/Choreographer). Thanks to Merri Sugarman and the team of Tara Rubin Casting, and to my amazing family and friends for their love and unwavering support! Instagram: @blueranger83
National Tours: Finding Neverland (First National), Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Elf the Musical (First National), Shrek the Musical (Asia & North America). Regional: Weston Playhouse, Piedmont Opera, Fabulous Fox Theatre in Atlanta. Proud graduate of University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Thank you to NETworks. Love to Dan and Ace. @kelseytippins
Touring: Jersey Boys, Pippin (First National), School of Rock (First National), Dirty Dancing. Regional: Huntington Theatre Company, American Repertory Theater, North Shore Music Theatre. Proud member of Actors’ Equity Association. Much love and thanks to my family.
Broadway: Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. Off-Broadway: Jersey Boys, Little Rock. Regional: The Outsider; I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change; Curvy Widow; Bad Jews.